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A Cow With A Story To Tell

Advantages: Different, amusing, valid points made about much of society
Disadvantages: Daft humour and situation comedy that you will either like or not; quite short

I’m not normally one to indulge the egos of Hollywood types who decide to try to branch out into literature - and I certainly will never give a Gwyneth Paltrow anything resembling a cursory glance unless someone is generosity insisting that I throw it on ...

missrarr 07.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

The Truth is Out There...

Advantages: Unusual concept, celebrity author
Disadvantages: Not very funny

Okay, it's confession time. I'll admit that I read this book purely to give me an opportunity to enter this month's 'Ciao lottery' - with 'Holy Cow' being the only item amongst this month's selection that caught my eye. After all, a story written from the ...

jo-1976 22.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Udderly fantastic!

Advantages: Hilarious, could not put it down
Disadvantages: It ended

I came across this book whilst browsing the latest epubs on a site I regularly use to keep me ereader filled. I was immediately intrigued, as having been an X-files fan as a child, and having had a bit of a crush on David Duchovny as a youngster, I was s ...

Nymphypig 03.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Holy Cow - David Duchovny

Pensioners living the high life.

Advantages: short read, quite funny
Disadvantages: bit predictable as it went on.

...I'm sure many people reading this will be familiar with the story Bridget Jones either from reading the book written by Helen Fielding or from the film starring Renee Zellweger. Recently a sequel book was released, and my sister thought it was great fun t ...

cha97michelle 10.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Bridget and Joan's Diary A Parody - Bridget Golightly

My favourite ballycumber*

Advantages: Linguistic high jinks
Disadvantages: Air of public school prankery

...Only six inches tall and seven inches around, it has given me consistent pleasure for over 20 years. I refer, of course, to The Meaning of Liff, a slim volume with a simple idea: take a load of place names and make up definitions for them, mainly things w ...

Silverback 05.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Meaning of Liff - Douglas Adams, John Lloyd